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English department pulls two Junot Díaz stories from sophomore curriculum six months after sexual misconduct allegations

English department pulls two Junot Díaz stories from sophomore curriculum six months after sexual misconduct allegations

Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor

March 28, 2019

Nearly seven months after multiple sexual misconduct allegations came out against him, two of author Junot Díaz’s short stories, “Drown” and “How to Date a Brown Girl (Black Girl, White Girl, or Halfie),” have been taken out of the winter English 2A curriculum, but why? In May of 2018, aut...

Why we have an English teaching fellow

Eli Gordon

May 10, 2018

Marketed with the perks of a paid salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and the chance to apprentice under top-tier high school English teachers, Urban’s English teaching fellow program offers one recent college graduate with an interest in teaching the opportunity to learn in a school environmen...

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